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Millettia dura


English: milletia

Fodder characteristics

Palatability: Good for goats, reportedly suitable for cows.

Nutritional value: Expected to be high in protein (nitrogen-fixing legume).

Safety: No problems have been encountered.

Other characteristics/uses

Agroforestry: Suitable for soil improvement, but extent of competition with crops not known.


Very common as an ornamental in parklands, and occasionally in compounds. Easily grown from seed

Useful references

World Agroforestry Centre - Agroforestree Database

© David R Dowdy

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